10 MUST DO EXPERIENCES FOR FOOD LOVING NEWLYWEDS
Just in time for wedding season, we want to introduce you to a company that is going to make you the best gift-giving guest EVER! Tinggly allows guests to gift an entire collection of experiences for the happy couple to chose from. Available in around 100 countries across the globe, the couple have up to two years to book their dream experience, so plenty of time to plan an adventure. Is anyone else as intrigued as we are right now?
Although Tinggly offers a wide range of different experiences, today we’re focusing on those who were brought together via a love of food, so, if you know a foodie loving couple then this is gift for you. There are a number of different gift boxes including a Dream Wedding gift box which offers a wide variety of experiences, some of which are very tasty indeed and after reading though our fave picks, I think you’ll agree it’s the perfect unique gift for the newlyweds to feast on after their big day.
Is there anything more Parisian than a macaron? Okay, maybe it’s not the first thing that comes to mind but the Eiffel Tower isn’t the only thing that has tourists flocking to Paris. With its abundant cafes, fine-dining restaurants and bars it’s not surprising that its the traditional focal point of Parisian culture and nightlife. Visit a specialist patisserie where you can try mouthwatering treats such as macaroons and eclairs, and a classic chocolatier, learn how skilled artists create their produce and find out how to pair food with the right wine. Above all, this trip is all about indulgence so get ready to have your taste buds tickled.
For foodie loving couples there are few more impressive restaurants than the 58 Tour Eiffel in Paris. Now one of the world’s most recognizable and iconic structures, it offers spectacular views of ‘The City of Light’ which you can enjoy whilst eating a sumptuous dinner – perfect for celebrating couples! After you’ve finished eating be sure to visit the Eiffel Tower’s newest features, a transparent glass floor, 57 metres above the ground! Get ready to test your nerve!
From Markets and Stalls to bakeries and cafes, enjoy a scenic walking tour around Honolulu with a former chef and food-critic as your guide, seeking out the truth about some of Hawaii’s finest foods. Learn how Asia and Portugal influenced Hawaiian cuisine with a walk through Chinatown, try sweet Malasadas and fresh tropical fruits, plus you might even even get to try a cocktail or two. (Okay, we’re sold!)
Known as the ‘Island of Enchantment’, you’ll understand why after a walk around the Fortress City of San Juan. With stunning buildings and breathtaking plazas, you’ll see many of the city’s architectural gems as well as discover ‘mom-n-pop’ specialty coffee shops, great restaurants and delectable dishes unique to the region. Sip on cortaditos (espressos topped with steamed milk) and snack on mofongo (fried plantain dishes) as you learn interesting stories from San Juan’s past, and roam through off-the-beaten-track areas that you won’t find in many guidebooks.
Mexican food has to be one of everyone’s favorites. Head to Puerto Morelos for a fun cookery class with a professional chef who will show you the allure of Mexican food and how to get “the kick”! From a choice of seven menus, learn how prepare a hearty lunch to share and enjoy, along with some traditional drinks. Plus, as a souvenir of your day, you’ll be presented with a helpful recipe book so you can recreate what you’ve learned when you return home.
Strolling along Venice beach sampling modern appetizers, unique main courses and taste tingling desserts doesn’t sound like a bad way to start married life, right? With a number of creative progressive, avant garde restaurants springing up in recent years its not hard to see why this would be the the ultimate gift for foodies! Learn about the restaurants’ links to their community, how they’re taking LA cuisine in a progressive direction, and how Venice Beach has changed over the years.They”ll love this Los Angeles gift experience!
Got a taste for adventure, or adventurous taste? This Trinidad gift experience is perfect for foodies. Meet stallholders, learn their cookery tips, and be tempted from start to finish by the irresistible aromas.
Okay we couldn’t continue without just a few examples of the kind of foods you’ll be tasting: pholourie (deep-fried spicy split pea dough), pepper roti, saheena (spiced fritters) and kachourie (chickpea patties), roast corn, meat pies, and a variety of cakes and candies are all on the menu. Washed down with fresh coconut water, this Trinidad foodie tour will give you a fantastic introduction to the island’s culinary heritage.
If you can live off beer and bratwurst, then there really is no other honeymoon destination better than Munich. Visit the city’s best beer halls and learn about the fascinating stories behind the German brewing tradition in the process. Take a tour of the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum and find out why Munich beers are some of the very finest in the world!
Eat your way through delicious platters of traditional Bavarian foods including white sausage, dumpling, roast pork and more. Finish off the tour with a drink in a lively beer garden, and a visit to the world-famous Hofbräuhaus.
A tour of the Old Town is an absolute must! Hike the Old Presidio Trail to the site of the first-placed cross in the state, which marks the ‘Birthplace of California.’ Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city and the Pacific from the trail, before heading back down to take care of what is probably by now a serious hunger. You’ll stop at a unique outdoor bar to taste a delicious handmade tortilla, and if you want to help it down with a shot of tequila then here you’ll find a wide range, and a bartender happy to explain how to choose a good one.
As a final treat for Tequila fans, visit a tequileria where you’ll find 1000’s of bottles on display and where you’ll get to taste one of the very best in the world! End your day in one of the finest Mexican restaurants in San Diego for a final yum tortilla, just in time for Happy Hour.
In the eyes of beer drinkers, Colorado is ‘The Napa Valley of Beer’, with some 160+ breweries there’s certainly no shortage of the stuff which obviously means more to drink. It’s no secret that craft brewing is huge in the United States right now and nowhere more so than the beautiful state of Colorado. Transport to each of the breweries is best via the craft brews bus, providing tours of the facilities and brewing processes, and a wealth of beer trivia, your guide will also help to arrange generous tastings of the latest and classic beers being produced by such big names as Pateros Creek, Funkwerks, Coopersmiths and Equinox. Time to get that beer drinking arm ready and bottoms up!
So what would be your ideal honeymoon gift from the list above? Let us know in the comments below and make sure to check our Tinggly for more unique gift experiences.